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The Craft of Scientific Writing (3rd edition) / Michael Alley

£8.99

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This book is in very good condition. The cover is faded along the spine (whcih also has a single light crease along it), but otherwise shows minimal wear. The page edges are slightly marked, but internally the pages are in excellent condition - clean, tight and unmarked, and the text is printed in a fairly large type, making it very easy to read.

Designed to help both professional and student scientists and engineers write clearly and effectively, this text approaches the subject in a fresh way. Using scores of examples from a wide variety of authors and disciplines, the author - himself a writer and physicist -- demonstrates the difference between strong and weak scientific writing, and how to convey ideas to the intended audience. In addition, he gives advice on how to start writing, and how to revise drafts, including many suggestions about approaching a wide variety of tasks - from laboratory reports to grant proposals, from internal communications to press releases - as well as a concise guide to appropriate style and usage.

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Author(s):
Michael Alley
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.5 x 23 x 2 cm
Edition:
3rd
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0387947663
ISBN-13:
9780387947662
Number of pages:
282
Publisher:
Springer (1996)
Title:
The Craft of Scientific Writing

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This book is in very good condition. The cover is faded along the spine (whcih also has a single light crease along it), but otherwise shows minimal wear. The page edges are slightly marked, but internally the pages are in excellent condition - clean, tight and unmarked, and the text is printed in a fairly large type, making it very easy to read.

Designed to help both professional and student scientists and engineers write clearly and effectively, this text approaches the subject in a fresh way. Using scores of examples from a wide variety of authors and disciplines, the author - himself a writer and physicist -- demonstrates the difference between strong and weak scientific writing, and how to convey ideas to the intended audience. In addition, he gives advice on how to start writing, and how to revise drafts, including many suggestions about approaching a wide variety of tasks - from laboratory reports to grant proposals, from internal communications to press releases - as well as a concise guide to appropriate style and usage.

Author(s):
Michael Alley
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.5 x 23 x 2 cm
Edition:
3rd
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0387947663
ISBN-13:
9780387947662
Number of pages:
282
Publisher:
Springer (1996)
Title:
The Craft of Scientific Writing

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